The Ophthalmology Service provides elective and consultative surgical management for patients with a range of ocular and peri-ocular surgical problems. This service includes coverage for emergency conditions and trauma 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are 12 Consultant surgeons on the unit with support provided by registrars and junior medical officers. Patients are seen in the surgeon’s rooms and in the Surgical Outpatient Clinic at John Hunter Hospital, while the majority of ocular operative work is performed at Belmont Hospital and Kurri Kurri District Hospital.
John Hunter Hospital